Republicans have been backed into a corner for blocking military pay, and they have no good answers for why they’re harming the troops through their political gamesmanship. Donald Trump’s budget chief Mick Mulvaney had no real answer when asked why the White House and Republican Party are blocking service members’ pay and benefits during the […]
Today marks the start of the Republican National Convention, but yesterday Stephen Colbert stormed to the stage in Cleveland, in full makeup, to gavel in the beginning of another brutal ritual: the Hungry for Power Games.
The friction between being in on the joke and stuck in a bad one doesn’t exist with Colbert, which is perhaps why the debut episode of his new show was such a weird and wonderful hour, rough and rowdy and full of contradictions and promise.
More than 50 years ago, CBS correspondent Edward R. Murrow revealed to America the awful conditions suffered by migrant farm laborers in Harvest of Shame, an angry documentary that would become a classic. While conditions have improved for some of the families whose work provides our cornucopia of affordable food, there remains a special group of […]
By Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times Seth Meyers is off to a solid start as the new host of NBC’s “Late Night” talk show, following a strong first week from Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show.” According to early numbers from Nielsen, Monday’s premiere of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” delivered an average of 3.42 million viewers, the […]